97.5 Salisbury/Ocean City

Pair Of New Formats Launching In Salisbury/Ocean City

Following its announced acquisition of “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT Salisbury MD from Rothschild Broadcasting earlier this month, RoJo Broadcasting will flip the station to Urban on Wednesday, March 1. The new “Live 97.5” will feature the syndicated Breakfast Club in mornings and co-owner Ron Banks hosting nights. Banks most recently served as MD/Nights at Urban “Power 101.7” WZEB Ocean View DE that also serves the Salisbury/Ocean City market. Rothschild, which had purchased WKTT and News/Talk 1320 WICO Salisbury from Delmarva Broadcasting in November 2015 for $300,000, will turn around and launch a new AAA on 94.9 WAMS Newark MD. To be positioned as “Delmarva’s Album Music Source”, the entire staff of WKTT including PD/Afternoon host Travis Ayres will ...[Read More]

Delmarva Broadcasting Breaks Up Salisbury Cluster

Delmarva Broadcasting is preparing to exit the Salisbury/Ocean City MD market. Delmarva has begun by selling Country “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT and Conservative Talk 1320 WICO Salisbury to Rothschild Broadcasting for $300,000. The buyer is led by Robin Rothschild who previously owned 100.7 WVAY Wilmington VT and currently hosts a weekly magazine show for Salisbury market NBC affiliate WRDE-TV. A second sale of WICO’s simulcast partner 92.5 WICO-FM Pocomoke City is mentioned in the first contract but not yet filed. DCRTV.com reports that WICO-FM will go to Greg Bojko’s GSB Broadcasting for an undisclosed amount. GSB Broadcasting owns Variety Hits 96.5 WCTG Chincoteague VA. Delmarva will continue to own Classic Hits “97.1 The Wave” WAVD Ocean Pines MD for now...[Read More]

Delaware 105.9 To Launch September 4

Update 8/21: “Delaware 105.9” has set its programming lineup for its launch. 530-10am: Dan Gaffney 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm: Susan Monday 12pm-1pm: Delaware News Hour w/Alan Loudell (Simulcast from 1150 WDEL Wilmington) 3pm-7pm: Jared Morris 7pm-10pm: Dave Ramsey Mark Foswer will serve as News Director and anchor morning newscasts. More information about the station has been released on its Facebook page. Update 7/26: Delmarva has applied for the WXDE calls to use with the new format. Original Report 7/25: Delmarva Broadcasting’s “Cat Country 97.5 & 105.9” will break its simulcast on September 4. The Country format will remain on 97.5 WKTT Salisbury MD while 105.9 WZKT Lewes DE will flip to a locally originated Talk format as “Delaware 105.9“. Da...[Read More]